CM/ECF History

Events

Staff Training Begins

1997 - 2000

D-Oregon Becomes a Pilot Court

1997

Further Staff and Chambers Training Efforts

2001

All civil cases then pending migrated by hand

2001

Creation of Data Operations Department

2001

Advisory Groups formed - practitioners, judges, staff

2001

Attorneys invited to e-file

2001

E-Government Act of 2002

2002

Judicial Conference Policy on Privacy and Public Access to Records

2002

Attorney Training Begins

2002

User Account registration drives for all practicing attorneys

2003

Attorney use increases dramatically - more training and outreach

2003

Produced CM/ECF User Manuals for staff and attorneys

2005

Written opinions available to the public at no charge

2005

Intensive attorney training to educate filers about v. 3 changes, e-notices

2006

First pro se filers in the system

2007

Renewed attention and emphasis on privacy concerns, redaction

2008

Software

Software used for case management

Prototype CM/ECF Software, ICMS

1997 - 2001

ICMS and CM/ECF both in use - dual docketing

2001 - 2004

CM/ECF only - ICMS data migrated into CM/ECF

2004 - 2010

CM/ECF v. 1 National Release

2004

CM/ECF v. 2 implemented

2005

CM/ECF v. 3 implemented

2006

CM/ECF v. 3.2.3 implemented

2008

Deployment of CM/ECF 4.1 planned

2010

Procedure

Procedures, regulations and other rules surrounding e-filing

Civil Cases Only, Court Users Only

1997 - 2001

Mixed paper filing and e-filing within a case

1997 - 2001

Individual cases received orders to e-file

1997 - 2001

General/Standing Orders Regarding e-filing in participating case types

2001

D-Oregon creates and codifies Local Rule (LR) 100 - CM/ECF Practices

2002

D-Oregon begins e-filing in criminal cases

2004

LR 100 Revised

2005

Electronic Notice rules implemented

2006

End of paper service of judgments and orders in criminal cases

2006

Some "e-filing" rules move from LR 100 to subject-specific rules

2009

Local Rules revised.

2009

E-filing of transcripts implemented

2009

Document Count

600 Documents e-filed

2002

7500 Documents e-filed

2003